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Arctic drilling complaint clears Legislature

After passing a landmark gas pipeline deal, the Alaska House approved a formal complaint against the Obama administration's decision to cancel oil and gas lease sales...
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Evolution of Alaska's oil taxes

...producers.The companies reluctantly accepted the tax increase in return for the state agreeing to certain terms in the gas pipeline deal. The Legislature, in a special session, enacted the tax change and increase but not the pipeline deal, however...
Lawmakers again review oil taxes

...special session of the year on Wednesday, with Gov. Frank Murkowski filing two familiar bills related to his natural gas pipeline deal with three oil giants. Sound off on the important issues at The Republican governor for the third time this year...
My Turn: Give credit where credit is due

...the same parties are at the table negotiating the gas pipeline deal and talking about petroleum profits. Murkowski showed...the imposition of the petroleum profits tax or the gas pipeline deal. The debate that is now underway would perhaps not...
Gov. Murkowski made three big mistakes

...the objection of legislators and the public - of the controversial jet plane. The third, in my opinion, was the gas pipeline deal, where Murkowski would not reveal the content of the agreement with the oil companies involved until after the deal...
Lawmakers to help decide if special session is called

...leaders in the next few days on whether they want a third special session to work on a $25 billion North Slope natural gas pipeline deal. If both legislative chambers agree to move the contract forward in another session, negotiations on a pipeline...
Sizing up the fall election the one with crucial experience to negotiate a gas pipeline deal, it is a hollow boast, and the timeline he promises...hand of all elected officials trying to negotiate a gas pipeline deal. The Legislature could change some provisions, but...
Palin to sign gas pipeline plan today

...applicant, and we pick the wrong applicant," Samuels said. Former Gov. Frank Murkowski had previously tried to win a gas pipeline deal for the state, but the Legislature balked at approving the deal he'd reached with the state's big three oil...
Indictment: Weyhrauch sought work with VECO

...text of former Rep. Bruce Weyhrauch, R-Juneau, visit . He and Kott also backed a natural gas pipeline deal supported by Gov. Frank Murkowski and the state's big oil producers. Later, Weyhrauch and Kott also worked together...
Alaska editorial: Anti-VECO sentiment shouldn't translate to passage of gas line bill

...Juneau. It goes like this: "VECO pushed the oil industry line on the PPT oil tax and on Gov. Frank Murkowski's gas pipeline deal. VECO and the North Slope producers don't like Palin's gas line incentive bill. VECO is the kind of bad guy...


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